Right! If anyone ever in the history of the human race deserved the title of ‘Lady in Red’, it would have to be this woman at the annual Burning Man festival. A picture might be worth a thousand words, but I don’t know where to begin about this photo. She’s wearing red, her hair is red, her tights have red stripes, a red heart, and she has a red umbrella hat on! She’s carrying red stuff in the basket of her red-trimmed bicycle, and she’s waving out to us with a red-gloved hand. And what’s with those wood sculpture trees in the backbround? Bizarre! Beautiful.
Back in the days of film photography, the effect in this photograph of having an image or object repeated many times (the red heart here) in transparent droplets against a colourful background, was much in vogue. It was often the example demonstrated in chapters about special effects phtography. It was fairly simple to achieve what was a stunning result. Today, startling images are a dime a dozen thanks to photo-manipulation on computers, but old school effects such as this still have a charm of their own.